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Breakfast

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it can be the most delicious. Breakfast recipes are a favorite of mine; I’m a veteran scone, muffin, and granola maker, and my coffee cakes, crumb cakes, and doughnut bundt cakes are legendary!

  • Homemade English muffin split with butter

    How to Make Easy English Muffins

    Today we’re making easy English muffins ~ this simple recipe yields tall, fluffy, toast-able English muffins, nooks, crannies, and all. You’ll cook them right on the stove top!…

  • sipping a lemon ginger smoothie

    Lemon Ginger Smoothie

    My lemon ginger smoothie enlists the powerful properties of fresh lemon, ginger, yogurt, and honey for a healthy breakfast that helps fight anything winter can throw at you, from dry skin…

  • chocolate chip peanut butter muffin, unwrapped

    Muffin recipes for cozy mornings

    My best muffin recipes ~ it’s how we’re feeding the hungry hoards during the busy holiday season and beyond. A batch of warm, fluffy muffins makes a grab and go breakfast,…

  • sliced gingerbread bundt cake

    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake is a spectacular gingerbread cake iced with a thin sugar glaze ~ this delicious coffeecake is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.…

  • apple crisp muffins, on a cooling rack

    Apple Crisp Muffins

    Apple crisp muffins are warm from the oven, full of tiny chunks of juicy apple and topped with a buttery brown sugar streusel. The kitchen smells amazing. The coffee’s brewing. Life…

  • maple cranberry jam in a jar

    Maple Cranberry Butter in 15 minutes!

    Silky doesn’t even begin to describe this sweet tart cranberry butter, you’ll want to scoop it, spread it, slather it, dollop it, and definitely, definitely, lick the spoon. It’s a luscious…

  • apple fritter bread

    Easy Apple Fritter Bread

    Easy Apple Fritter Bread ~ tart apples are swirled with brown sugar and spices in this classic loaf cake, topped with a sweet crackly glaze. This apple quick bread takes a…

  • Dutch Apple Cake with fork

    Dutch Apple Cake

    Every bite of this Dutch Apple Cake is sweet and juicy thanks to layers of thinly sliced Honeycrisps, baked up in a no fail batter with a touch of spice. This…

  • maple glazed pumpkin muffins on a rack

    Maple Glazed Pumpkin Muffins

    Maple glazed pumpkin muffins give you two of the season’s iconic flavors in one delicious breakfast treat. Moist, pumpkin spiced, and topped with a sweet maple glaze, they have to be…

  • maple pecan pound cake, sliced

    Maple Pecan Pound Cake

    Maple Pecan Pound Cake is the ultimate fall quick bread, with layers and layers of rich, caramelized flavor from browned butter, maple syrup, toasted pecans, and brown sugar.…

  • Honeycrisp Apple Cake with fork

    Honeycrisp Apple Cardamom Cake

    My delicious Honeycrisp Apple Cardamom Cake starts with a moist cardamom cake paved with layer upon layer of thinly sliced Honeycrisp apples and topped with a buttery crumble. It’s the perfect…

  • Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins

    Pumpkin doughnut muffins are pillowy little pumpkin spice muffins coated in a crisp cinnamon sugar crust. This pumpkin doughnut remix is the best thing to happen to Fall since the PSL!…

  • Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread

    Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread (with cream cheese frosting!) is a new fall ritual. Imagine no waiting in line…no worry about getting the mangy looking slice at the back of the…

  • New York Style Crumb Cake

    Cardamom Crumb Cake

    Cardamom Crumb Cake is a moist pillowy New York style crumb cake that takes coffeecake to a whole new level with the subtle warmth of cardamom.…

  • spiced peach muffin

    Spiced Peach Muffins

    Spiced peach muffins straddle the delicious culinary line between summer and fall. Juicy nuggets of fresh peach mingle with fall spices in these warm and cozy muffins.…

  • slices of ricotta plum cake

    Ricotta Plum Cake

    Ricotta plum cake is an Italian inspired coffeecake baked up with juicy plums and fluffy ricotta cheese in the batter. This late summer breakfast cake is a joy!…

  • A bowl of apricot breakfast crisp topped with whipped cream.

    Breakfast Fruit Crisp

    Breakfast fruit crisp combines juicy fresh fruit with a nutty, crumbly oat topping that’s healthy enough to start your day off right. Dessert for breakfast? Heck yeah!…

  • strawberry jams in glass jars, with ladle

    Sure-Jell Strawberry Jam

    Sure-Jell strawberry jam is the most classic of all homemade strawberry jams and it’s from the back of the pectin box ~ I’ll show you how to make it, and how…

  • A jar of homemade peach butter

    Easy Peach Butter

    Easy Peach Butter ~ you’ll kick yourself if you don’t make a big batch of silky butter before the peaches are all gone for the year. This small batch fruit spread…

  • blueberry muffin with paper wrapper

    Perfect Blueberry Muffins

    Is there anything better than a perfect blueberry muffin? If I could only bake one thing for the rest of my life, it would be a moist, fluffy muffin loaded with…

  • Girl holding a slice of Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

    Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

    The first words out of my daughter’s mouth after she took a bite of this fresh Strawberry Buttermilk Cake? “Wow ~ this is the best cake I’ve ever had!” She’s right,…

  • taking a bite of a slice of lemon crunch cake

    Lemon Crunch Cake

    This lemon crunch cake is an old fashioned style breakfast or snack cake with a pillowy soft texture, bright lemon flavor, and a delightfully crunchy top.…

  • Rhubarb jelly with small spoon

    Rhubarb Vanilla Bean Jelly

    My Rhubarb Vanilla Bean Jelly is a rosy sweet/tart rhubarb jelly flecked with vanilla bean seeds that turns morning toast or a pb&j sandwich into a gourmet treat. Be sure to…

  • Dutch baby pin

    Mini Dutch Baby Pancakes

    Mini Dutch Baby Pancakes have to be the spiffiest spring breakfast out there, who wouldn’t leap out of bed for these little German pancakes filled with lemon curd and blueberries? what…

  • strawberry milk muesli with spoon

    Strawberry Milk Muesli

    I haven’t skipped breakfast once since I discovered Strawberry Milk Muesli. It’s my spring version of oatmeal, so pretty and packed with protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals for a super delicious…

  • breaking apart a piece of rhubarb breakfast cake

    Easy Rhubarb Breakfast Cake

    My Rhubarb Breakfast Cake is a classic, puffed up, fruity snack cake ~ the kind your grandma made, if you were lucky. It’s packed with jammy bits of sweet/tart rhubarb and…

  • British Kedgeree with soft cooked eggs

    Kedgeree

    Kedgeree is classic British comfort food made with basmati rice, smoked salmon, soft cooked eggs, and lots of herbs and spices — it’s versatile enough to eat for breakfast, brunch, lunch,…

  • homemade clotted cream

    How to Make Clotted Cream ~ 3 Ways!

    I’ll show you how to make clotted cream 3 ways  ~ in the Instant Pot, oven, or on the stove top: you choose how you want to make your very own…

  • rhubarb muffin with butter

    Perfect Rhubarb Muffins

    Perfect Rhubarb Muffins are tender and fluffy one bowl muffins with a featherweight streusel topping. (If you haven’t baked with rhubarb yet this season, it’s time to get your act together!)…

  • chocolate chip peanut butter muffin, unwrapped

    Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins

    Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins are super moist, full of peanut butter flavor, and stuffed with mini chocolate chips ~ these protein packed energy boosters are a family favorite!…